For many people in recovery, their journey started at an inpatient treatment facility. These are professionally run hospitals and drug detox centers all across the state. These services are the go-to option when someone is in crisis; they help a person find some stability with the goal of getting them to either an intensive outpatient program or another method of treatment.
The Connecticut Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS) is a health care agency whose mission is to promote the overall health and wellness of persons with behavioral health needs through an integrated network of holistic, comprehensive, effective, and efficient services and supports that foster dignity, respect, and self-sufficiency in those we serve.
Location: Hartford, CT / Statewide Services
Connecticut Mental Health Bed Availability
The links provided below will take you to the DMHAS website which will show available beds in the state of Connecticut. You may search beds in facilities that specialize in the following areas of treatment:
Bristol Health Behavioral Health Services: are among the most comprehensive in Connecticut. Our experienced specialists — psychiatrists, psychologists, therapists, counselors, social workers, nurses and others — have committed their professional lives to helping those with mental health illnesses and issues. We respect your heart, mind and voice at all times, and will tailor an individual care plan based on your specific needs.
Adult Behavioral Health: The Barnes III Inpatient Behavioral Health Unit provides 24-hour care and monitoring for adults aged 18 and older. This unit provides the most intense level of treatment for mental health and addictive disorders, including danger of suicide or other self-harm. We treat a diverse group of patients with a wide range of conditions and problems, including bipolar disorder, addiction and substance abuse, major depression and psychotic disorders such as schizophrenia.
Senior Behavioral Health: Our Senior Behavioral Health Unit serves those 65 and older, as well as younger adults who may have early onset Alzheimer’s or dementia or other disorders common in seniors. The unit is specially designed to provide a safe and secure environment that is also attractive, comfortable and full of natural light.
Location: Bristol, CT
Capitol Region Mental Health Center (CRMHC): is a community based mental health center, operated by the Connecticut Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services, which provides an array of innovative clinical and community support services to individuals with a psychiatric disability, in many cases with co-occurring problems of substance abuse. Our mission is to partner with persons in recovery to ensure access to high quality and culturally competent person-centered behavioral healthcare services.
Location: Hartford, CT
Charlotte Hungerford Hospital: Connecticut Mental Health Center has a certified opiate addiction counselor tasked with connecting and assisting individuals that are opiate-dependent with resources throughout the region.
Location: Torrington, CT
- Adolescent Intensive Outpatient Program
- Adolescent Partial Hospital Program
- Adult Dual Diagnosis
- Adult Inpatient Psychiatry
- Adult Partial Hospital Program
- Autism Connections
- Behavioral Health Center
- Bridges Extended Day Treatment
- Charlotte’s Place
- Child Abuse Investigation Team
- Crisis Intervention
- Foster Care Clinic
- Homicidal & Suicidal Ideation SAFE Program
- Opiate Addiction Counseling
CMHC: The Connecticut Mental Health Center: providing the latest treatments and comprehensive behavioral health services in the community to disadvantaged individuals suffering form serious mental illness and/or addiction disorders. As treatment cannot stand alone, we are committed to closely coordinated and integrated psychosocial, rehabilitative and residential services. Our ultimate goal is to provide the services and support that enable ill individuals to participate in community life.
Location: New Haven, CT
Connecticut Valley Hospital: At CVH individuals receive services that assist them to better manage their illnesses, achieve personal goals, and develop skills and supports that lead to living the most constructive and satisfying lives possible.
Location: Middletown, CT
Danbury Hospital: offers inpatient psychiatric care for adult and geriatric patients. Our Crisis Intervention team provides acute psychiatric and behavioral intervention for patients in the Emergency Department. The inpatient unit offers a variety of services aimed to stabilize acute psychiatric symptoms including:
Comprehensive psychiatric evaluation – Individualized treatment planning – Medication management – Group and recreational therapy – Electroconvulsive therapy – Referral to community resources
Location: Danbury, CT
Day Kimball Hospital: Our inpatient behavioral health services provide short-term intensive inpatient care for individuals who have voiced or demonstrated an intent to hurt themselves or others, or who behave in a manner that is considered gravely disabled. Located within Day Kimball Hospital, our Inpatient Behavioral Health Unit is a 15-bed locked unit, which means that individuals can be admitted on either a voluntary or involuntary basis. Patients served are primarily ages 16 and older.
Location: Putnam, CT
Greater Bridgeport Community Mental Health Center (GBCMHC): The Hospital Services Division offers an array of services to meet the needs of individuals, 18 years of age and older with prolonged psychiatric and co-occurring illnesses, who require hospitalization due to acute exacerbation of their symptoms and for those requiring continued rehabilitation before returning to the community. Patients are served in the following locations: The admissions unit (PICU I), the extended care unit (PICU II), and the Co-Occurring Treatment Unit (CTU).
Location: Bridgeport, CT
Greenwich Hospital’s: psychiatrists and psychologists evaluate and treat individuals with a wide variety of emotional and mental health concerns. People struggling with mental illness, depression, anxiety and other psychological and psychiatric conditions receive compassionate care and treatment according to their needs. Counseling is available for individuals and families dealing with a difficult life transition, or issues relating to relationships, family and parenting. Specialists at Greenwich Hospital’s Addiction Recovery Center work with individuals struggling with substance abuse and addiction.
Location: Greenwich, CT
Griffin Hospital: Department of Psychiatry offers a full range of inpatient and outpatient behavioral health and chemical dependency programs in a comfortable, healing environment.
If you or someone you know needs some help, including mental health services for those with state insurance or no insurance, services for alcohol or drug abuse, suicide prevention, medication needs, and more, we’re here for you.
Location: Derby, CT
Hartford Hospital: Helping others isn’t just what we do. It’s who we are. We are one of Connecticut’s leading providers of addiction and mental health services. Every year, right here in Connecticut, we meet children, adults and families dealing with the devastating effects of addiction and mental health issues.
Location: Hartford, CT
The Institute of Living: Hartford Hospital’s The Institute of Living’s model of care is derived from a long-standing humanistic tradition and a rigorous commitment to scientific advances. Treatment at the Institute of Living is based on respect for the dignity and individuality of each patient. Learn more by downloading the Patient Healthcare Guide & Journal.
For a current list of services click HERE
Location: Hartford, CT
Johnson Memorial Hospital: The team on South II provide assessment and treatment of behavioral health issues in adults, including depression and other mood disorders, anxiety disorders, post-traumatic stress disorders, bereavement issues, thought disorders, substance abuse and addiction, and detoxification.
Before treatment begins, the team on South II complete a comprehensive assessment of each patient, and treatment plans include both individualized and group therapies provided by a multidisciplinary team, including a psychiatrist, social worker, nurses, behavioral health workers and occupational therapists.
Location: Stafford Springs, CT
Manchester Memorial Hospital – Apart of Eastern Connecticut Health Network: It takes courage to face behavioral heath issues. At ECHN, we provide a comprehensive and compassionate system of care to help you with your behavioral health needs. We have services for both adults and children, and provide rapid and thorough assessments to ensure you or a loved one have easy access to the help you need. You are not alone.
Location: Manchester, CT
Middlesex Hospital – At the Center for Behavioral Health: Our goal is to help you face and overcome challenges related to mental and emotional health, substance abuse and recovery, identity, and more. We provide complete inpatient and outpatient services for children, adolescents, and adults.
Location: Middletown, CT
Norwalk Hospital – Inpatient Services: Our psychiatric consultation team provides expert, supportive care for acute psychiatric conditions for adults 18 and older, as well as people hospitalized for medical or surgical needs who also have accompanying psychiatric illness. We offer a range of services including:
Comprehensive psychiatric evaluation -Individualized treatment planning – Medication management – Group and recreational therapy – Electroconvulsive therapy & Referral to community resources
Location: Norwalk, CT
All other mental health services are available through Manchester Memorial Hospital which is apart of the Eastern Connecticut Health Network.
Location: Vernon, CT
Sharon Hospital – Behavioral Health: Sharon Hospital’s newly renovated Senior Behavioral Health Unit offers psychiatric care designed to meet the specific needs of geriatric patients (55 years and older). Our unit provides acute care for short-term stays with a goal of returning patients to their optimal level of functioning outside of the hospital.
Many of our patients have not had any prior mental health issues before coming to our program; their admission may be a result of factors relating to the aging process. Others have been living much of their lives with psychiatric conditions, which can be exacerbated as they grow older. If you or someone you love is experiencing any of the following symptoms, you can feel confident that the in-patient Senior Behavioral Health Unit at Sharon Hospital is here to provide a caring and supportive experience:
Attempts or threats of suicide – Changes in sleeping patterns – Confusion, disorientation and memory changes – Inability to care for self at home – Abrupt changes in behavior – Isolation and withdrawal from friends and family – Inability to concentrate or sudden decrease in intellectual functioning – Expressions of helplessness/hopelessness – Impaired understanding of reality, such as seeing or hearing things that no one else sees or hears – Abuse of drugs, medication or alcohol – Difficulty with impulse control – Uncharacteristic anger, irritability, agitation and increased or decreased appetite
Location: Sharon, CT
Silver Hill is an independent, not-for-profit psychiatric hospital that is nationally accredited by the independent Joint Commission. Silver Hill has been a standout among the top psychiatric hospitals in Connecticut and beyond, for adults and adolescents, since it’s founding in 1931.
Location: New Canaan, CT
St. Francis Hospital & Medical Center – Inpatient Child/Adolescent/Adult Services: Our adult inpatient programs serve people 18 years and older. We provide intensive treatment for those experiencing both acute and chronic behavioral crises.
Our Adult Psychiatric Unit treatment programs teach the individual to more effectively cope with disruptive thoughts and feelings through a combination of relational therapy. Our inpatient services for children and adolescents include dedicated units for children, the Acute Behavioral Child Unit for youngsters ages 5 to 12 years; and adolescents, the Child Adolescent Psychiatric Services for youngster ages 13 to 18 years.
St. Francis Hospital – 8 West Inpatient Detoxification Service: The Opioid Treatment Program is one component of the 8-West Acute Behavioral Inpatient Unit’s detoxification service. The 8-West Unit is part of Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center’s Behavioral Health service. Saint Francis provides acute, inpatient child, adolescent and adult psychiatric and substance abuse treatment on four specialty care units.
Location: Hartford, CT
St. Vincent’s Behavioral Health: At St. Vincent’s Behavioral Health Services, we take pride in our work with you, your family, and our community. We strive to help you achieve positive outcomes through evaluation, treatment and support.
Locations: Norwalk – Westport – Bridgeport
Stamford Hospital – Psychiatric & Behavioral Health Services: Stamford Health offers behavioral health crisis services in the Emergency Department 24/7. If you’re having an emergency mental health crisis at any time, visit our Emergency Department with a new Behavioral Health designated treatment area. You’ll see a board-certified psychiatrist who is available 24/7. If your situation is dangerous to yourself or to others, we may advise psychiatric evaluation.
Location: Stamford, CT
UCONN Health Center/John Dempsey Hospital – Department of Psychiatry: The Department of Psychiatry shares the tripartite mission of the School of Medicine: excellence in clinical service, teaching, and research. We strive to provide exceptional mental health care to our patients, with specialty services for individuals across the lifespan. Our Services include:
Adult General Psychiatric Unit
Medical-Geriatric Inpatient Psychiatric Unit
Psychiatry Consultation Liaison Service
Location: Farmington, CT
Adult Psychiatric Outpatient Services
Intensive Outpatient Programs
Mood and Anxiety Clinic
Geriatric Mental Health Clinic
Huntington’s Disease Program
Neuropsychological Testing Services
Waterbury Hospital Behavioral Health is committed to meeting the behavioral health needs of our community. We treat all individuals, regardless of race, gender, religion, sexual preference or socio-economic status. Our goals are to optimize the individual’s highest level of functioning, to promote recovery from mental illness and substance use disorders, and to lessen suffering through the delivery of high quality, compassionate and cost-effective treatment.
Location: Waterbury, CT
Yale New Haven Health is committed to innovation and excellence in patient care, teaching, research and service to our communities. Experience. Innovation. Tradition. Excellence. Optimism. These are just a few of the many reasons that Yale New Haven Hospital consistently ranks among the best hospitals in the United States.
Location: New Haven, CT